Arthur de Ganay. Ask the collector.

ARTberlin Questionnaire 

Arthur de Ganay. Ask the collector.

Arthur de Ganay collects the big names of photography: From Hiroshi Sugimoto to Thomas Struth and Thomas Ruff or Candida Höfer, his private art collection is featuring all of them. In the ARTberlin questionnaire, Arthur de Ganay shares his point of view about photography as an art form, his favorite art spot in Berlin and surprises us with his idea of the best art city to travel to.

Collection Arthur de Ganay Berlin

Arthur de Ganay: Being a collector

// The latest art piece you bought for your collection “Butendorf”; 2009 by Laurenz Berges // The moment you realized: I want to collect / own art As studying architecture; I was 23. // If you collection were a book – what title would it wear The invention of modern Photography. // The best thing of being a collector The collection gives me strength // The worst thing of being a collector The collection takes me time. // Something you always have to defend about your collection Photography is as valuable as painting. Collection Arthur de Ganay

Arthur de Ganay about art & the art market

// Why is art so personal but at the same time related to a lot of people? The collection tells a lot about the collector. // I have 1.000 Euro that I want to spend on art – what shall I buy? I would invest in Photography; it is still under valuated. // If I want to connect traveling with art – where do I go Düsseldorf. // Three contemporary artists that will still matter in 5 years? Thomas Ruff. Hiroshi Sugimoto. Elger Esser. // One thing you could change about the art market – what would this be? It definitivly needs more transparency. // How did social media change the way you collect art? Social media changes the art of photography. // Your favorite art spots in Berlin c/o Berlin Interview & Video with Arthur de Ganay in his collector’s loft Mehr zu Sammlungen in Berlin Fotos: Sel Dizmann



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matthias-birkholz

Art Collectors 

Collector Interviews with fineartmultiple

We teamed up with fineartmultiple to interview some of Berlin's finest art collectors. Here is our first one with Matthias Birkholz, the co-founder of SMAC.

Fred-Herzog

Photography Exhibition 

Fred Herzog. Pioneer Of Color Photography

c/o Berlin is opening tonight the first German exhibition of 40 photographs by Fred Herzog. The artist is well known for his profound visual sensibility for the ostensibly inconsequential. The exhibition is part of the fourth European month of Photography Berlin 2010.

Will Kempkes

 

How to become a collector for small money

You are an artist. You have the vision, the talent and the ability to think big. But how do you finance your huge oil paintings upfront? A young artist in Berlin has an answer.


kewenig gallery

03.10 - 06.10.2013 

Berlin Weekend: Openings, Art, Events

Berlin’s top openings and art events for the weekend (Oct 3rd – 6th 2013): Kewenig gallery, STROKE Urban Art Fair, a private art collection, Destroying A Muse.

Juliette Bonnevoit

2.04 - 4.04.2015  

TOP 5 OPENINGS FOR YOUR BERLIN EASTER ART WEEKEND

Berlin’s top art openings (2nd-4th Apr): Center, Supportico Lopez, Autocenter, Silberkuppe, and Collection Arthur de Ganay

The owners of Café me

Arty lunch and coffee place in Berlin Mitte 

ME Café at me collectors room

The wooden designed ME café at me collectors room, one of Berlin's most recommended private collections, offers simple yet tasteful treats. Great for lunch and cake.